Three and a half years after being released, Windows 10 has finally toppled Windows 7’s to become the most popular desktop operating system on the planet. That’s according to the December OS market share statistics from analytics firm Net Applications, which show that Windows 10 managed to grab 39.22% of the market, while Windows 7 lagged behind at 36.9%. It’s the first month ever in which Windows 10 has been on top.
This is notable for a variety of reasons, the first being that Windows 7 managed to sustain its lead for as long as it did. Coming on the heels of the disastrous Windows Vista, it’s no surprise Windows 7 quickly shot to the top. Then, when [...]
Microsoft confirmed a few weeks ago that significant changes are coming to the Edge browser the company had developed for Windows 10. The browser will switch to Google’s Chromium platform next year, and it may even come to macOS, something that wasn’t possible before. And now we have confirmation that you’ll soon be able to try out Microsoft’s new browser project, especially if you’re a developer.
Soon after Microsoft made the Windows 10 October 2018 update available for download a few days ago, users quickly discovered an annoying bug: the upgrade ended up deleting user data on some systems. Microsoft halted the rollout of version 1809 to investigate the matter, and found a fix. That means you’ll be able to upgrade to Windows 10 October 2018 update without fearing loss of data.
To kick off its big Surface event on Tuesday, Microsoft announced that the long-awaited Windows 10 October 2018 Update was finally available. The update will begin automatically rolling out to all Windows 10 devices on October 9th, but if you don’t want to wait, you can follow the instructions in this blog post from Microsoft. But before you go off and take time to manually update your operating system, you might be wondering why you should bother.
It just so happens that the October 2018 Update is packed with new features and apps that could significantly change the way you use your Windows 10 computer or tablet. Once again, you can see the full list over on the Windows [...]